Trent Alexander-Arnold whipped in a free-kick as the Reds destroyed Crystal Palace.
Liverpool full-back Trent Alexander-Arnold hailed a “massive win” as the Premier League champions- choose relocated to the edge of clinching the title.
A first championship in 30 years is nearly in their grasp after Mo Salah, Sadio Hair, Alexander-Arnold and Fabinho tore Crystal Palace apart in a one-sided 4-0 success at Anfield, 4 days after a goalless Merseyside derby.
“It’s a massive win I think,” the England defender informed SkySports “The lads have actually done truly well.
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” It’s been a challenging game for us, it was undoubtedly rather frustrating to just get the draw on Sunday on our first game back.
“It’s great to be back at Anfield after what has gone on. It couldn’t have gone any better for us, so we’re made up with the win.”
The full-back felt his spectacular free-kick apologized for missed out on chances against Merseyside competitors Everton.
“I’ve been practising a lot,” headded “I had a couple of opportunities against Everton that I was dissatisfied not to score with, however I got the possibility today and I had the ability to put it away.
“It was good to get the ball rolling for the lads and we kicked on from there.”
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Alexander-Arnold was reluctant to start commemorating Liverpool’s first Premier League title win because 1990, however stated: “It’s two points so it’s close. A lot can happen in the Premier League but we’re close.”
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp’s only remorse was that no fans might witness the win inside Anfield.
He stated: “Envision if the arena might have been full today and individuals might have experienced that live. It would have been incredible.
” I do not think the game would have been much better to be sincere, since my kids played like everyone remained in the arena. They were pressing themselves.
Jurgen Klopp was sorry for an empty arena for such an efficiency (Phil Noble/NMC Pool/PA)
” The environment on the pitch was amazing. I stated in the past, as this part of the season began, that I would like to see some of the very best games behind closed doors, ever, since I hope it does not take place frequently.
“That was the best counter-pressing game I have ever seen behind closed doors. The attitude the boys showed was amazing. I liked it, a lot.”
Salah thought the squad were encouraged not just by their impending title success, however likewise by the desire to play amusing football for the fans who can not go to.
Mo Salah scores against Palace (Paul Ellis/NMC Pool/PA)
“Two points to go and win the league, it’s great,” he stated.
” We had a great efficiency today and I more than happy with the result and eagerly anticipating the next games.
“All the players are motivated. The team are motivated to win the league and play the best sport behind closed doors.”
” We have actually waited a very long time for this and we have actually striven for this over the last couple of years as a team.
“As a club this is what we’ve dreamed of and we’re in a good position, so hopefully we’ll be able to get it across the line very soon.”